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    Environmental Gift Making

    Environmental Gift Making Saturdays: 11/7, 11/14 and 11/21 2:00pm-4:00pm With the holidays just around the corner, take a break from the mall and spend some time in the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum’s Woodlands as we gather materials to make personalized gifts for our friends.  Learn about the animals and plants that call

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    Membership Workshops

    Monthly Membership Workshops We appreciate our members and we want to give back.  During these monthly workshops and lectures we give you- our valued members- a chance to be in the loop on a variety of environmental subjects starting this September.  Join us in the Stone House for snacks, drinks,

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    Outdoor Yoga

    Outdoor Yoga Discover how nature can intensify your yoga practice in this 75 minute hatha/vinyasa class. We will move our bodies synchronized with the breath in order to balance opposing energies. An outdoor practice can encourage awareness and stillness because of the direct connection with the earth and the universe.

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    Kids, Teens and Young Adults

    Our programming for kids, teens and young adults teach valuable life lessons, while teaching kids to care for the world around them. Environmental Eagles (3rd-6th Grade) Participants meet on Saturday mornings at the Arboretum to learn about the woodlands, local habitats, and environmental issues and how we can help solve

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    Arboretum Birthday Parties

    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Birthday Parties are offered on each Saturday and Sunday: 11:30AM-1:00Pm or 2:00PM-3:30PM. Nintey minute minute birthday parties are available for children ages 3-12. Your child and 15-20 of their friends will enjoy a 45 minute guided nature-themed party.* Birthday parties are offered exclusively to individuals with a CHA

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    Toddler and Pre-School

    Fall Turtle Tots This is a weekly class. Sessions beginning September 15 – December 17, 2015 Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 PM 9/15/15- 12/15/15 Fridays 12:00 -2:30 PM 9/18/15 – 12/17/15; No class 11/6 or 11/27 Turtle Tots is a weekly program in which preschoolers discover nature through play, crafts, story, and nature

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    Family Programs

    Family Camp Out Saturday through Sunday September 12-13, 2015 5pm-8:30am Take advantage of this rare opportunity to camp out at the arboretum. This is a great opportunity for a first time camping experience! Dinner and breakfast will be provided, as well as some great activities such as a night hike,

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    Camps

    Summer Nature Discovery Camp One-week sessions beginning June 29-August 21 Turtle Tots: 9am-12:30pm Explorers: 9am- 3pm Hawks: 9am-3pm (Only offered select weeks) Each week of Nature Discovery Camp will explore a different Nature Theme. Campers will spend the day exploring that theme through guided investigations, outdoor exploration, and crafts. Please

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    School Programs

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) offers field trips and classroom programs for grades K-5. Each lesson has been designed to correlate to NJCCC and supplement science curriculum. Students learn about a nature-themed topic through observation, discussion, teamwork, and hands-on activities. Field Trips Our 90 minute field trips are conducted 50%

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    Scout Programs

    Scout Programs The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many opportunities to observe artifacts, meet a naturalist, and learn to share your world with wildlife. Our educators have a variety of programs specifically designed to meet the requirements of many Boy Scout and Girl Scout Badges. Most programs are typically 60-90 minutes long,